Matilda Pilacapio - 00:15:52

Matilda Pilacapio

Matilda Pilacapio describes how Burns Philp gave her a house on Samarai Island in 1964 as her wedding present, an unusual thing. She recalls having the day off for her wedding and going cycling and diving. She relates that she named her daughter born on 11 August 1969 Fraulein Silvia, after a German woman Fraulein and after Salitia Pipit a fast runner and competitor in the South Pacific Games.

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